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Key Features

  • 24/7 technical support
  • WordPress integration
  • 99.9% uptime guarantee
  • 30-day money-back guarantee
  • Free solid state drives

Great Reasons to Choose A2 Hosting

  • Over 100,000 websites being hosted worldwide.
  • WhoIsHostingThis users rate A2 Hosting as 4.6 out of 5 – Outstanding.

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My WordPress sites kept going down and I didn't know why. I was worried that I would have to switch hosting providers. But A2 Hosting provided fast, friendly reply and an effective resolution to the issue the very first time I contacted them about it - even though it was 1 am! This reconfirms my opinion that this hosting company is the best!

 
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I moved my ReSeller account over to A2 about 6 months ago. Managing a dozen of my own sites in addition to client sites, so there are a variety of sites with different traffic levels and needs. When I've needed support I've been impressed with speedy responses and found your support team to be accessible, helpful and most importantly both pleasant and patient. Thank you.

 
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I recently requested a cPanel migration and I the process went very smoothly. The issues I found were actually my own, and nothing to do with A2 Hosting. Eac email interaction was answered quickly and with the needed information.

Additionally, the overall time frame to have the process done far exceeded my expectations taking less then 1/2 the time I was originally told.

Great job A2 hosting!

 

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Full service hosting provider. Great prices, great support, plenty of tools to accomplish almost anything. They make maintaining my site very easy.

The support team responds quickly and gives excellent service. They follow through until the issue has been resolved.

Website has been very stable with few problems. I would definitely choose them again.

 
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Maybe this is your situation. You are unhappy after your hosting company sold to a bigger hosting company. That's wasnt a problem really, but when support starts to lack and lack. Are they actually receiving my support tickets because they havent replied in 7 days? Service goes down time after time and your clients think its YOUR fault. Every time you say "we need to move" but you dont because it seems like it would be a hassle and where can you find hosting that was as good as your current hosting used to be before they were sold?. You sit out the storm, but the storm doesnt stop. Your current hosting provider starts changing what made your hosting so great. They ... change...everything. What's left? Besides unhappy clients that do not care. They just want their website to work. So we research and finally give A2 a shot. But not all at once. We start with 1 basic plan and move 1 website...wow, that was easy...oh and look, they have all these features and capabilities....oh my gosh, this worked! Let's move another website. BANG! Uh oh, I have a question...Wow, support replied within less than a day for that problem. Holy cow! We are migrating away from our current hosting since they have become less than satisfactory for our needs. A2 has been a dream come true. Anyone needing hosting that SIte5 used to be, we have been overjoyed by the services, ease of use, support and the over delivering we have experienced from them..

 
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I moved from SG to A2hosting just a bit over a month ago. Given the alleged reputation of SG I was surprised to see my satisfaction improve on all counts. Automatic procedures actually work, 1st line support does not give you insane answers to simple questions, 2nd line support is a bit slower than SG but they actually provide help and even offer to do additional help, my uptime is suddenly 100% (measured over one month) and my time-to-first-byte improved with no less than 20%!

A2Hosting is just excellent!

 
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A2 hosting support team are very very reliable and dependable, they never leave any problem unsolved and they always reply on time to every support ticket. This is the best support team have encountered online, Thanks very much for your relentless support to your client. I love the Guru's and the hosting plan is affordable

 
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I was nice to see a review sites that does the classic meaning of rocks and a2hosting rocks! Submitting billing sales or technical support tickets is a breeze and very easy and the response time is usually within 30 to 60 minutes of time. Uptime has Bennett 100% on my side for one solid year. Scheduled maintenance is to keep server sites running efficiently does not factor in to my 100% at all it doesn't really matter it's necessary.

 
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A2 has always been very fast to respond to my emails. Within the same day usually. This is now my second website through them and I am about to do a third. They are the best hosting service I have ever gone through and plan to go through. Always very informational and have always fixed my problem right away with their knowledge.

 
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Simple, down time has been just a bit shy of 24 hours at one time, another over 6 hours and web/email goes down about every day here and there.
Support offered to refund me the prorated difference for the downtime if I would stay with them otherwise no, and we are talking not even a dollar. Neah they can keep their cheap sorry about this or that, almost 24 hours without service isn't the 99.9% uptime they claim to be so committed to, they will break their agreement with what they sell you and couldn't care less.

 
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Excellent service as usual even though they were under a ddos attack thanks for the help. They told the truth about what was happening and then they went into the site and fixed other problems that were slowing it down. They were very patient and walked me through the steps on how the plug in worked

 
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A2's performance and features are great. Let's Encrypt certificates are appealing. My experience with the support department has been positive. Reliability has been terrible. So much so I may have to ask for a refund and leave them.

We've only been with A2 for two weeks or so. A few of my own sites and about 20 client sites. We've been down more in the past week than in the last 2+ years with other hosts. They say the cause is DDoS attacks which, conveniently for them, are exempt from their uptime guarantee. The real and SEO reputation damage to my and my clients' businesses is too high to tolerate their seeming inability to prevent DDoS attacks if that is indeed the problem. Beyond that, it is expensive to be working on content and have the site go down or have a customer filling out a form and not be able to submit it because A2's entire network becomes unavailable.

I have a lot of empathy for engineers working on problems like A2 is facing. But they've been fighting DDoS for a long time now and it isn't getting better. I should've paid more attention to the mention of this in other reviews before moving over. They need a new approach.

 
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A2 website hosting rocks for me as I got website hosting for two years with big cut price. overall desirable for the charge I paid for it. Used web hosting for two years till now & no hassle for me. as soon as got a malware problem & they fixed as quickly as contacted guide. every so often there's some down time of hosting. they have exceptional style control panel for website hosting. however i really like it the manner it is.

 
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I find A2hosting provides rapid response to any queries and accurate information. I have several sites with A2hosting one of which has over 75gb. I have moved three sites to A2 and am in the process of moving another. These involve a number of domain names. All members of A2hosting's team are always friendly and helpful.

 
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Their response time blows the chart! The quality of service from their customer is what impressed me the most.Impressive and something I'll love to see continue. Excellent server speed and easy site migration; something that has endeared me to their site.
I have followed this guys from sites like stacksocial.com and have never looked for another web hosting company.
Once again Thank you for all your efforts and patience. .

 
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This guys stand toe to toe with any great web hosting company out there. They have an efficient support team thats very responsive and know what they are doing. Yep! they kept their word. Its really fast and have never had any downtime so far.
Its such a huge relief to never have to worry about buying SSL certificate for my site. But I dont think its necessary for now.
Simple and intuitive cpanel navigation. If you ask me, I will say, so far so good. Keep up the good work guys.

 
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You have a prompt reply to customers complaints, though I wasn't a seasoned Internet pro, I was just starting out with my first and... website, your professional staff assisted me in every step of the way. You guys are there 24/7 to assist with any aspect of hosting experience. Keep it up, but I will advice that you make more effort to cut short the length of time you keep your customer on phone (especially those of us from Africa), before he is directed to the right staff to attend to him. all the same you guys are good.

 
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Fast support response. Clear answers. Nice easy to configure Wordpress installation with some out of the box security enhancements. Switched from another host which I thought was OK until I checked into A2. So many more features for the price and excellent customer service. Old host seems antiquated compared to A2.

 
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I have been with A2 hosting for around 1 year. I have a shared package with them the SWIFT package. Never had any problems hosted multiple domains and service is good. The support team is also good and they provide quick response. On the whole it's a good shared package. Recommended for people looking for budget multi domain web hosting.

 
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Very profesional and fast respond. Always solving my issues in matter of minutes! great team in A2hosting.

Also very satisfied in my hosting plan! Fast, safe, and easy to handle.

Not sure what to say more. Fast, Safe, Easy - A 2 Hosting

Sincerely A 2 hosting user - Milan from Podgorica, Montenegro

 
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The support team were very responsive & they were able to handle issues that I were having especially with regards to WordPress problems. Best support I've had from a hosting company thus far as opposed to others that I've used in the past. Only wished A2's pricing would come down a little for their domain pricing.

 
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I love A2 Hosting, easy to use control panel and very cheap subscription. Besides that comes with a lot of features, for example autoinstaller comes with a lot of options for blogging, ecommerce, forums, etc. In the past, I had had some problems regarding the load speed of page, but with A2 hosting works just fine. I truly recommend it!

 
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Been with A2 over a year now after leaving Liquid Web when they restructured for the worse. A2 is in a geographically stable location (Ann Arbor, MI), as I avoid coastal locations like Florida or anything near a vault line...like California.
Their SSD hosting is very fast and plays well with most any CMS and CDN. Support is superb. Highly recommended.

 
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A2Hosting totally rocks!! I am a novice in building website but A2Hosting was there all the way to help me and now my website is up and running. I couldn't believe that they were available 24/7 and they respond speedily with my every questions or issues. I would highly recommend A2hosting to everyone.

 
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I had switched my hosting to A2 after researching them and decided they would offer me a suitable hosting package. I had some issues with making the switch and also with redirects - http/https/.co.uk/com.

The tech team gave very good advice and clear information to get this resolved.

They follow up an answered ticket support after 48 hours just to make sure all is still on track.

I do recommend A2 for hosting.

John

 
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Excellent, Requested Migration on the 6th and completed on the 8th of May 2017. Very easy transfer, All my email accounts, 22+ all intact, great communication, Did my research, contacted support and discussed an outstanding issue with my current hosting provider, knowledgeable,professional and very helpful, all support out from USA, Recommended *****

 
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Worst hosting EVER, worst experience.

a2hosting's support is the worst in ALL hosting.

They reply the ticket within 24 hours no matter what kinds of question.

It is ridiculous.

Also, they are NOT able to the issue. You never know if your issue are cared or ignored, because no one reply you.

It is like the zombie company.

If you are serious for your site, keep away from this hosting.

If you plan to use the service, go to church first to let god bless your site run well, or NO one would help you.

 
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I have used A2 hosting for a couple of years now and have been slowly moving all of my hosting to them. I recently had an issue that was due to my setting something up incorrectly. Robert got back to me within an hour and had already fixed the problem. A very quick turn around; Great service as always.

 
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A2 Turbo is super fast and so reliable. We host large events where the client goes from Registration to Hotel Booking, purchasing, classroom choices all in one visit, and schedule checking, without any delay.
A2 holds true to their Turbo Promise of 99.9% guarantee.
A2 Hosting a good all-round choice, offering plenty of room for your website to improve and grow. A2 Hosting a good all-round choice, offering plenty of room for us to improve and grow.
Thank you A2

 
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I have worked with many professional web hosting companies since 1997. A2Hosting is the best so far and I believe they are the best.

Excellent customer support, reliable servers, fair prices, and all the features you will ever need. I highly recommend everybody to work with them. Just go ahead and try.. you will never regret it.

 
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A-2 rocks so far. Support is great migration was easy and staff is super helpful. Thanks Jason urls you sent.... allowed me to see. sites before DNS transfer A must ! Thanks so much for making the effort to figure this out it made all the difference.
WAY better than bluehost which sucks now and other small host I was using briefly.

 
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A few months ago I was looking to sign up to a hosting account with fast servers and solid state drives and came across A2Hosting. I did not even have to pay extra for the SSD, it was included at a discounted price I received. Also their seamless integration with Cloudflare was very good, their servers were fast and optimized for speed. It was really everything their sales pitch is advertising. One thing that I liked most about them is they do quite a lot to combat hacking attacks to their servers. I was with another hosting company and lost on site that was a big money earner for me and they tried to place the blame on me, no apologies for the weak security measures they had in place, so I’m very happy with A2Hosting. One other thing they have and which I signed up for was an affiliate/referral program where you receive $100(might be different now) for a new sign up. I have already received some cash.

 
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I am SO glad I moved from my previous hosting company to A2! The difference in customer service is night and day. I am a newbie in this area and I ask what are probably dumb questions, though not once did any of the customer service personnel at A2 show me nothing but patience, or fail to resolve the issue. I highly recommend these guys and in fact have already gotten a friend who is a professional web developer to move over. She too is happy she did.

 
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Absolutely incredible. Moved over to A2 from GoDaddy, and couldn't be happier. Really solid tech support team, high speed servers, and great customer service. Also, the website is incredibly easy to navigate, and they provide amazing guides that have made my life so much easier. Moreover, they go above & beyond the call of duty to help you troubleshoot any issues you may have. They've even managed to fix some things on my site that my developers overlooked, so they're not only hosting gurus, but also web gurus. Highly recommended.

 
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I have had nothing but issues at Siteground and that's how I found A2 Hosting. These guys totally rock, I have never had this level of support from a host before. They even fixed woocommerce code! That was really going over and beyond. They totally deliver and are easy to understand. Bottom line you won't be sorry with A2 hosting as long as they don't sell out to a bigger host.

 
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A2Hosting is best hosting provider what i know, the uptime and stability is awesome, Not only that, the support is really professional and to be responsible for all problems without exception. i have been use their host more than 1 years and i think they are really worth for hosting solution.

 
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My choice for hosting after testing around 30 different providers.Faster servers,fast,friendly and very knowledge support.SSD Servers that make any website load lightning fast,a2hosting support team has great knowledge and could support and give solution to any issue i had so far.Their slogan "Our speed,your success" is 100% real.

 
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They're Very personable and answered all of my questions. Being an American company with American support was a BIG part of the decision to use their service! Yes there are cheaper options with other companies. However, being able to talk to someone, a HUMAN... AND that person be a Native English speaker at anytime, makes all the difference!

 
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A2hosting is very responsive to my problems. I had a problem come up and their initial suggestion for a solution did not solve all of my needs, so they escalated the issue and quickly found a solution that met all my needs. I really appreciate that they continued to work on the issue and resolved it so quickly.

 
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I switched to A2 hosting after reading a positive review at Hosting Facts, and I don't regret my decision. Very fast and helpful customer service. Problems can happen everywhere, so it's important to be able to talk to someone who can fix them. Clean and well organised cPanel, no bloatware or ads. After years with Blue*cough*, this is a breath of fresh air. Hoping to keep my business here for many years to come.

 
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the help by chat is fast and efficient. I had to wait only a few seconds, and the support by ticket is also fast. The answers were made before the date expected. The migration from another provider is fast and free. I had no problems wih the cpanel migration, and all the sites are working fine after that. I think that this service is one of the best, i am very glad to have chosen them.

 
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I have recently moved my website to A2 Hosting from another provider and all I can say is: I wish I had done so much earlier.

What particularly impresses me is the responsiveness and the quality of support I get in my new home. Where previously I was lucky to get chatting to a support person after a half an hour wait, so far I have waited at most a few minutes. Where previously non-chat support requests would perhaps elicit a response in a few days (with luck!) and would likely be less than helpful, I have now had occasions of exchanging several emails with A2 Hosting's support in a single day -- their responses being entirely helpful throughout (and the friendly tone of those responses is also worth a lot to me). As an example, today I requested "Let's Encrypt" SSL certificates to be enabled on my website and two of its subdomains. It being 3a.m. Michigan time, I did not expect anything to happen in a hurry, but an email arrived within 15 minutes saying it was done. Blimey!

Technically, the service offered does everything I want. As an old hand Unix/Linux user I am very happy to have ssh access and to do my own bash/Perl/PHP scripting. But that's no different from what I had before. The overall cost would be slightly higher, except that A2 Hosting have integrated "Let's Encrypt" in a sensible manner, so in fact I'll be saving money too. Plus the machine response I am getting is a bit better too.

Bottom line: one *very* happy customer!

 
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Business is built on relationships, and making relationships as close enough to reach them whenever we want is something that happens in family. And A2Hosting makes good families and is just a click away in every step of your business.

Services are AWESOMELY AWESOME, I feel home every time I talk to someone on the Tech Gurus Team. The SUPPORT team workflow to resolve any issue is just another fun ride and by the time the ride finishes, your issue or tickets have been resolved very smoothly. The best SUPPORT team that exists when compared to any other damn product that exists.

It's simply awesome and yes, A2HOSTING ROCKS....!!!!

 
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I chose A2 primarily, because it's uptime is highly rated and secondarily because it's cost was comparative to other hosts I researched. I have a handful of little web sites I hope eventually to make money with. My previous provider was not only slow, but downtime was a severe problem. The first thing I noticed about A2 was the speed. Before it would often take 15 seconds for a preview or change to post. As for the downtime, it's only been five days, but there has not been a single instance of downtime. A2's 2 - 4 seconds is impressive. Also, Customer Service has been, for the most part, quite helpful and responsive. I'm quite happy I switched.

 
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So far I am very satisfied with a2 hosting :) I had some trouble with addon domain nameservers but I got quick help.
I can only recommend to everyone who need fast website. They turboo pack is amazing with a lot of great features.
I found a little expensive but worth it.

 
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I host all of my own and my family's websites on GoDaddy, but I decided to try out A2 hosting for my newest venture and I'm glad I did. Their support people are very attentive. I also have good feedback from visitors in regards to the server response time, which is most important for me because of my SEO needs (and a general desire to provide a good UX). So far, everything seems to be meeting my expectations, which are quite high coming from one of their direct competitors.

 
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I am not from a digital technology background, yet I find myself involved with it daily. A such; I also often find myself in need of assistance with a variety of website related issues, as we overhaul and upgrade our website, https://www.urbreg.com. Recently, I again had a need for customer support from the folks at A2 Hosting.

Within minutes of submitting my trouble ticket, Justin Drago, one of the Technical Gurus, not only had the problem fixed and issue resolved, but he communicated the results back to me as well. This has been my experience, each and every time; I contact A2 Hosting for help. Absolutely remarkable service!

Some people have told me I could find cheaper Hosting than I pay for, at A2. I say NO WAY! I was with other companies in the past, and the results were disastrous. If you count your time and daily business stress as being worth anything, then relative to the Customer Service you receive from A2 Hosting – they are a bargain! Their Guru Team is available 24/7. And, they know what they’re doing – no guesswork. Swift, thorough, expertise professionally delivered every time, in the past year that I have been with them.

Given all of the foregoing, I would highly recommend A2 Hosting to anyone who has needs for the various types of services they offer. These days, technology matters. And when you need help with it, you need someone you can count on. A2 has proven their worth and beyond to our Firm. Thank you for your help and patience with my technological shortcomings, to all who work there!

Very sincerely yours,
Al (Alan) T. White
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URBANE INTERNATIONAL GROUP

 
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A2Hosting`s team are really fast to answer my questions whenever I was stumped trying to get something done. Even with my basic self-managed VPS hosting plan, they helped me, usually with one or two email exchanges, without trying to tell me to upgrade to a more expensive plan. And since I`m a beginner in web programming, I had quite a share of things I didn`t know how to do at first.

 
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I wanted to change my domain and I had to no experience how-to. Thank goodness for A2 Hosting that I managed to. They gave me step-by-step instructions and their support is unbelievable. I've been messing up a lot of time and A2 Hosting never fails me. My site is much faster than my previous one, and I am ultimately satisfied. Keep it up!

 
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I was with A2 hosting for 2 years. I was very happy with the speed and the website security they provided. I was also very happy with their prisces adn the general customer's interface.
I was not so happy with their support. I 've bought their TURBO shared hosting plan which was INDEED a turbo plan. But during the 24 months I only needed (really needed) their technical support for 6-8 times and their response exceed the 4 - 6 hours! This is not acceptable, especially when you have hosted corporate websites up there!
I have to undeline though that they 've improved their support response speed, the last 12 months. Additionally, I would really appreciate to had been able to edit the php.ini variables without having to open a support ticket! This was very time consuming when someone is developing a big - full of content website.

 
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I keep referring people to A2, and now have been using them for any new client sites when they allow me to choose the host. Great speed, price, and each time I have needed support they have been top notch. If you need web hosting, look no further.

If you need anything from simple website hosting to more complex dedicated server solutions they can get you covered.

 
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A2 Hosting is the best hosting company I have used to date. Their online support is fast and efficient and has assisted me with any problems I have had promptly.
Their servers are fast and fully featured with everything needed to run professional websites, and security is their number one priority for all their customers.
A truly life changing experience in terms of problem free excellent service for me.
5 Star Service!!!

 
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A2 hosting support is really good. When you ask them to look at your problem, they are reaaly quick. The communicate really good, because they keep you updated in every step. They do not close the ticket before they are sure they have solved the problem. They helped me within a day. DNS issues can be struggle, but they know what they are doing. Thanks guru's.

 
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A2 Hosting

a2hosting.com
Location:MI, USA
Founded:2003
Pros: SSDs , Free Backups with Server Rewind , Free HackScan
Cons: Backups not guaranteed

A2 Hosting Introduction

A2 Hosting was originally launched as Iniquinet in August 2001, and was renamed in 2003. The company is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan (hence the 'A2' in its name). Its datacenter is close by, and it is privately owned.

At A2 Hosting, you can view packages in six different currencies, and you'll be billed in that currency when you buy. The site content is provided in English only, as is its technical support material.

Hosting Plans

A2 Hosting offers a number of interesting features for developers. For example, it provides multiple versions of PHP, along with an easy-to-use version switcher, so you can change the version used on your account without the need to ask support to get involved. The company's also very keen to promote its green credentials: it has partnered with Carbonfund.org and promotes recycling and hardware reuse.

Hosting is provided in four categories: shared, reseller, VPS and dedicated. It separately lists a range of green hosting packages too.

  • Shared hosting is based on an unlimited resource model with a low monthly fee, although the lowest cost plan comes with a long, 36-month contract attached. A2 Hosting offers shared packages on CloudLinux or Windows. Customers can create their own site by hand, or install a one-click package with Softaculous. On sign-up, you can also choose from datacenters in the USA, Europe, or Asia. Most shared plans include Server Rewind, a completely customized backup tool that offers restore points for files and databases. You can pay to upgrade to offsite backups if you want additional peace of mind.
  • There are three reseller plans available, all with WHM and SSD storage. Resellers can host up to 100 client accounts.
  • VPS and dedicated hosting is split into three categories: Managed, Unmanaged, and Core. Unmanaged VPS is very attractively priced, but you'll need server admin experience to use these plans securely. Core VPS plans are similar to managed VPS plans at A2 Hosting, but Core includes root access while Managed does not.
  • Cloud hosting is similar to VPS hosting, but with the added advantage of a cloud infrastructure and dynamic capacity scaling. All cloud plan resources are completely customizable.
  • Dedicated hosting is available in four flavors. There is one that semi-dedicated and three that are fully dedicated.

Uptime

A2 Hosting's main datacenter is located in Michigan and boasts a redundant network, uninterrupted power, diesel generators, static-free floors, air conditioning and SSAE16 certified security: that includes a gated parking lot and key-operated entry to the premises and servers. As part of its eco-friendly initiative, it tries to re-use old hardware when it's practical.

In 2015, A2 Hosting added two more datacenters. The company now allows customers to choose between the Michigan datacenter, a facility in the Netherlands, and a facility in Singapore.

A2 Hosting provides a 99.9% uptime guarantee. If downtime exceeds 0.1%, and A2 Hosting verifies that figure, it will credit you with 5% of your monthly fee for every hour that your website is offline, up to a maximum of 100% of your monthly fee.

Support

A2 Hosting's technical support is provided via phone, live chat, and ticket. It provides six different telephone numbers for different locations. You can also contact the support team via Skype, which is great if you're outside its main territories and need to control long distance call costs.

Guarantees and Money-Back Offers

A2 Hosting operates an Anytime Money-Back Guarantee. In effect, this is quite similar to guarantees offered by its competitors: customers benefit from a full a 30-day money-back guarantee, but cancellations after that results in a prorated refund on unused months. If you cancel 120 days or more after signing up, you'll be refunded by PayPal. The policy also doesn't cover domain registrations, setup costs, migration costs, or SSL certificates that are more than 7 days old.

Summary

A2 Hosting has moved away from offering geeky hosting features, and towards a more general purpose attitude to hosting. It's made its entry level packages more appealing to novices over the last couple of years, but without losing the sophisticated technical features that made it attractive to developers, such as the ability to choose a VPS with or without root access. The Server Rewind tool is also a massive plus for people who are just starting to experiment with coding, and its support for multiple currencies makes billing easier for people outside the United States. The choice of server locations makes A2 Hosting a good all-round choice, offering plenty of room for your website to improve and grow.

Last updated: 2017-07-30

A2 Hosting Plans

Hosting Plan Features Disk Space Bandwidth Price
Windows Reseller Bronze ASP ASP.NET WordPress PHP Plesk MSSQL 30GB 400GB $14.51/month
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Windows Lite ASP ASP.NET WordPress PHP Plesk MSSQL Unlimited Unlimited $4.90/month
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Lite WordPress PHP PostgreSQL Dedicated IP Python Linux Unlimited Unlimited $3.92/month
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Swift WordPress PHP PostgreSQL Dedicated IP Python Linux Unlimited Unlimited $4.90/month
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Turbo WordPress PHP PostgreSQL Dedicated IP Python Linux Unlimited Unlimited $9.31/month
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Bronze Reseller WordPress PHP Debian PostgreSQL WHM Dedicated IP 60GB 600GB $13.19/month
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Silver Reseller WordPress PHP Debian PostgreSQL WHM Dedicated IP 100GB 1000GB $18.47/month
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Gold Reseller WordPress PHP Debian PostgreSQL WHM Dedicated IP 130GB 1300GB $24.41/month
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Entry VPS WordPress PHP Fedora Ubuntu Debian Shell Access 20GB 2TB $5.00/month
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Mid VPS WordPress PHP Fedora Ubuntu Debian Shell Access 30GB 2TB $10.00/month
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Top VPS WordPress PHP Fedora Ubuntu Debian Shell Access 50GB 2TB $15.00/month
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Power+ Managed VPS WordPress PHP PostgreSQL VPS Dedicated IP Python 75GB 2TB $32.99/month
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Prestige+ Managed VPS WordPress PHP PostgreSQL VPS Dedicated IP Python 100GB 3TB $46.19/month
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Pinnacle+ Managed VPS WordPress PHP PostgreSQL VPS Dedicated IP Python 150GB 4TB $65.99/month
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Managed Dedicated Server WordPress PHP Dedicated Server PostgreSQL WHM Dedicated IP 1000GB 10TB $141.09/month
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Unmanaged Dedicated Server WordPress PHP Fedora Ubuntu Debian Dedicated Server 1000GB 10TB $99.59/month
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A2 Hosting Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where is A2 Hosting located?

    The company is based out of Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

  • Does A2 Hosting sell dedicated servers?

    Yes it does. You can choose an unmanaged and managed dedicated server.

  • Is reseller hosting available?

    Yes. A number of reseller options are available.

  • Can I buy a VPS package from A2 Hosting?

    Yes. Choose from managed VPS, unmanaged VPS, or cloud hosting services.

  • Will my hosting plan come with a free domain?

    No. A2 Hosting does not issue free domains.

  • Is there a money-back guarantee?

    A2 Hosting provides a 30-day money back guarantee. After the initial 30-day period, you can cancel any time and receive a prorated refund.

  • Does A2 Hosting offer phone support?

    Yes. Support is available 24/7 by phone, and by live chat too.

  • Where are A2 Hosting's servers located?

    Its main datacenter is in Southfield, Michigan in the United States. It also uses facilities in Amsterdam and Singapore.

  • What programming languages are supported?

    A2 Hosting supports PHP, Ruby on Rails, Python, Ruby, and Perl.

  • Is cPanel provided?

    Yes. cPanel is provided on all plans.

  • What payment options does A2 Hosting accept?

    It accepts major credit cards such as MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover. It also accepts PayPal, 2Checkout, bank transfer, PayU Latam (selected countries), Skrill, check, and money order.

  • Does A2 Hosting allow customers to pay monthly?

    Yes. You can pay monthly with no ongoing contract.

  • Can I get help transferring from my old host?

    If your old host provides cPanel, A2 Hosting will transfer your data free of charge. If your old host does not provide cPanel, you will need to handle the migration yourself.

  • Can I host multiple websites on one account?

    Most plans allow you to do this. The exception is the cheapest shared hosting plan, which is only designed for one website.

  • Is there a sitebuilder tool?

    Yes. A2 Hosting provides a free website building tool with all hosting packages.

  • Does A2 Hosting provide an uptime guarantee?

    Yes. There is a 99.9% uptime guarantee, backed by a service credit for downtime exceeding that figure.

  • What is the backup policy at A2 Hosting?

    Backups are provisioned automatically on managed hosting accounts. On all other accounts, you should make your own arrangements to ensure your data is backed up.

  • Does A2 Hosting support Magento?

    Magento is fully supported. The host will migrate your Magento site if your previous host provided cPanel.

  • Is A2 Hosting suitable for an e-commerce site with SSL?

    A2 Hosting offers e-commerce and SSL support, including the ability to purchase an SSL certificate. It recommends that customers also buy a dedicated IP address. More details are available in its help documentation.

  • Are there any special security features with hosting accounts?

    A2 Hosting has a Perpetual Security initiative. As part of this, it offers HackScan, a security scanner that helps to detect and block hacks before they can damage a site.

  • Are there any CDN services on offer?

    CloudFlare CDN is provided on all plans for free.

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